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Dog owner and veterinarian chatting in the reception area of a veterinary clinic
Biomarkers, Genetics

A biobank for the future of pet health care

Young couple sitting on the sofa with their white poodle and brown cat
Genetics, Biomarkers

Unlocking the pet genome

2021 pet care science stories
Biomarkers, Nutrition, Genetics

Our 2021 pet care science stories

happy golden retriever portrait
Biomarkers, Microbiome, Oral Health, Human Animal Interaction, Welfare and Behaviour

5 ways we’re advancing science to help dogs live happy, healthy lives

itchy-dog
Welfare and Behaviour, Microbiome

Itchy pets: how to spot, prevent and treat pets’ skin allergies

happy healthy puppy running down the sidewalk
Welfare and Behaviour, Microbiome, Genetics, Biomarkers

5 ways science is giving puppies a healthy start in life

female veterinarian speaking to a dog owner at the vet clinic
Biomarkers

4 ways innovation is changing veterinary care as we know it

veterinarian consulting notes at the clinic
Biomarkers, Genetics, Mars Petcare

VMX2020: How technology can drive preventive pet care

pampered cat renal diagnostic
Biomarkers, Mars Petcare, Welfare and Behaviour

AI-driven diagnostic can predict chronic kidney disease in cats two years early

cat dog sniffing noses
Microbiome, Nutrition

What is the microbiome and why does it matter for pets?

Beagle walking in the park
Nutrition, Welfare and Behaviour, Microbiome

Why monitor your dog's feces?

The power of faecal analysis
Microbiome, Nutrition

The power of fecal analysis

Largest ever dog DNA study infographic
Biomarkers

Genetic testing for dogs can help identify diseases and enable preventive care

mars-petcare
Mars Petcare, Biomarkers, Welfare and Behaviour

Over 200K dogs take part in one of the largest tech-enabled pet health studies

green eyed long haired cat
Biomarkers, Welfare and Behaviour

Genetic test shines new light into cats' health

chocolate labrador
Mars Petcare, Genetics, Biomarkers

Mars Petcare acquires dog DNA diagnostics company Optigen

Husky dog at the vet
Microbiome, Oral Health

Researchers explain why dogs are more prone to gum disease than dental caries

A picture of a dog's teeth with the plaque visible
Microbiome, Oral Health

Digital technique to detect pets' dental plaque

horse eating from bucket
Microbiome

New insights into bacterial supplements for horses

vet checking cat's mouth
Oral Health, Microbiome

Researchers find bacteria causing gum disease in cats

miniature schnauzer
Microbiome, Oral Health, Welfare and Behaviour

Good dental care for small dogs is critical to preventing disease

Horse hooves
Microbiome, Welfare and Behaviour

Research sheds new light on horse laminitis risk factors

kittens in field
Nutrition, Microbiome

How dietary protein levels influence gut bacteria in kittens

horses eating hay outdoors
Nutrition, Microbiome

Understanding horses' gut microbiome

elderly dog in field
Biomarkers

Research shows similarities between dogs and humans as they age

dog standing still for an mri
Nutrition, Microbiome, Welfare and Behaviour

Smart dog training and hi-tech imaging giving new insights into dogs' digestion

Golden Retriever teeth
Microbiome, Oral Health

Shining a light on pet dental health

4 mixed breeds of dog sitting in a field
Biomarkers

Dog breeds look different on the outside, but what about the inside?

Daisy Liu
Microbiome, Welfare and Behaviour

Do the microbes in a dog’s gut change with their waist line?